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Sep 12, 2012 1:05am PDT
believed to have drowned on the sacramento river. the body of 20-year-old brett olson was discovered a week after the college student disappeared. alan wang is live at the high school in lafayette tonight where the memorial took place. alan? >> hi, carolyn. there was a huge turnout, but it wasn't much of a surprise for the family of brett olson. they witnessed how social media mobilized the media with lightning speed. >> we are utterly grief stricken of my dear, sweet boy, brad. >> his father told the crowd of a thousand how much his and e loved life. >> by my estimation if you use dog year calculations as a template, i believe he lived much longer than the 20 years he actually spent on it earth. on this earth. >> olson's father expressed astonishment how his community mobilized to find brett. he disappeared during a labor day gathering called the chico float. >> and then th the wave began. the social media was lit up about talk about brett's disappearance. >> within the f of p hours of posting it on facebook, 17,000 people joined the effort. the next day 46,000 had joined. eventuall
KOFY
Sep 12, 2012 12:00am PDT
river. the body of 20-year-old brett olson was discovered a week after the college student disappeared. alan wang is live at the high school in lafayette tonight where the memorial took place. alan? >> hi, carolyn. there was a huge turnout, but it wasn't much of a surprise for the family of brett olson. they witnessed how social media mobilized the media with lightning speed. >> we are utterly grief stricken of my dear, sweet boy, brad. >> his father told the crowd of a thousand how much his son loved people, and how much he loved life. >> by my estimation if you use dog year calculations as a template, i believe he lived much longer than the 20 years he actually spent on it earth. on this earth. >> olson's father expressed astonishment how his community mobilized to find brett. he disappeared during a labor day gathering called the chico float. >> and then the wave began. the social media was lit up about talk about brett's disappearance. >> within the first four hours of posting it on facebook, 17,000 people joined the effort. the next day 46,000 had joined. eventually ba
ABC
Sep 11, 2012 11:00pm PDT
sacramento river. the body of 20-year-old brett olson was discovered a week after the college student disappeared. alan wang is live at the high school in lafayette tonight where the memorial took place. alan? >> hi, carolyn. there was a huge turnout, but it wasn't much of a surprise for the family of brett olson. they witnessed how social media mobilized the media with lightning speed. >> we are utterly grief stricken of my dear, sweet boy, brad. >> his father told the crowd of a thousand how much his son loved people, and how much he loved life. >> by my estimation if you use dog year calculations as a template, i believe he lived much longer than the 20 years he actually spent on it earth. on this earth. >> olson's father expressed astonishment how his community mobilized to find brett. he disappeared during a labor day gathering called the chico float. >> and then the wave began. the social media was lit up about talk about brett's disappearance. >> within the first four hours of posting it on facebook, 17,000 people joined the effort. the next day 46,000 had joined. eventually ba
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 4:30am PDT
celebrate the life of brett olson the college student who drowned in the sacramento river after he was missing for one week. alan wang has the story from acalanes high where the memorial took place. >> utterly grief stricken at the loss of my dear, sweat boy brett. >> reporter: the father of brett olson who died on the sacramento river told the crowd of nearly 1,000 how much his son loved people and life. >> by my estimation if you use dog year calculations, i believe he lived much longer than the 20 years he spent on this earth. >> reporter: olson's father expressed his astonishment at the way his community in lafayette mobilized to find brett. he disappear during a labor day gathering call the chico float. >> the wave began the social media was lit up with talk. >> reporter: within the first four hours of posting it on facebook, 17,000 joined the effort. next day 46,000 joined ballooning to more than 92,000 people. >> the world will not miss brett. we will in the most deepest, fundamental way. but the world must not miss the power of the focused many that helped. >> reporter: friends
KICU
Sep 6, 2012 7:00pm PDT
way for a missing 20-year-old. brett olson went rafting last weekend but became separated from friends and never returned. live now in lafayette where people are mobilizing to try and find out what happened. john? >> reporter: this is a community anxious to find a loved one. here at the high school which is brett olsons alma mater these posters are posted. the concern is palpable. >> this kind offer incident will bring emotion and anxiety and stress in the students. so that's kind of what we're thinking about is how do we support the kids, what can we do to help the family. 20-year-old brett olson is a 2010 graduate. those who were freshman remember him well. >> everyone new who brett was he seemed like a great out going guy. i think everyone is really hoping for the best. >> he was visiting friends last weekend. they went intertubing on the sacramento river on sunday. he was last seen at bear can beach. >> he swam when he was a kid. he was a certified life guard. so all that bodes well. >> that was olson piece father two days ago. chris bloom is a close friend who's son was th
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 11:00am PDT
>>> three people have died. three youth have died since brett. it's time to stop this. >> working to make sure he didn't die in vain. a family speaks out about a new law inspired by their son's tragic death in a car crash after a wild night on a party bus. >>> tough talk. president obama speaks out about the violence in the middle east. >>> and self-driving cars. they get out of the lab and on the bay area streets. the new law making robo cars street legal. >>> how soon will we see the bridges across the bay area? a hazy start. we will check in with christina loren with the forecast for today. you are watching nbc bay area. >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. marla is off today. >> i'm jon kelley. it is a crash that changed one family's life forever and a push to change the law. >> that family is praising lawmakers and the governor for creating tougher restricts for party buses. we have christie smith who spoke with the family about the reaction to the new law. >> reporter: good morning, laura. doug and linda studebaker wrapped up the press conference
NBC
Sep 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
brett olsen? that's the question being asked by deputies near chico and all over the facebook and twitter. he disappeared during an inner tube trip. some friends and others are looking for brett online. george kiriyama is in downtown lafayette with new details for us. >> reporter: there's huge concern for brett olsen here in his hometown. you can see posters have been put up in the windows of many of the downtown businesses. but the biggest push for awareness has been on social media. take a look at this facebook page called let's bring brett home. this was created 48 hours ago. and look at that. close to 66,000 people have joined the page. many of them parents, friends, fellow college students where brett goes to school. as well as thousands of people who don't even know him. twitter has been abuzz of people tweeting and retweeting find brett olsen. there's star power behind the tweets howie mandel and miley cyrus. the message is getting out worldwide. family and friends are ecstatic about this. they hope that more eye balls will bring him home. >> he's someone's brother and some
NBC
Sep 11, 2012 11:00pm PDT
1,000 people united in lafayette. they came together for 20-year-old brett olsen, who died last week tubing down the sacramento river. olsen's father delivered a heartwarming message to the crowd tonight. this young man touched a lot of lives, didn't he? >> reporter: he did, indeed. hundreds of people, family and friends, gathered here for support. and they got that support from one another and through social media. ♪ somebody's hands >> i want to let you guys know that it was the love and compassion of the tens and thousands of people across the world, that kept us going. >> reporter: love and compassion brought tons of people to remember brett olsen. the student's body was found in the river on sunday, after he was reported missing while participated in a labor day weekend of tubing on the river. his friend since first grade, julianna dell carro, decided she wasn't going to give up. she started a facebook page, let's bring brett home. in just a couple of days, 18,000 people joined it. >> i underestimated the community support we have. >> reporter: in 3 days, the page had 30,000 f
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm PDT
thousands have created a facebook page called let's bring brett home, praying for his return. flyers are plastered into windows of cars throughout the lot. but it's the sacramento river and the wooded area surrounding it that has become ground zero for a search focusing on whereabouts of the 20-year-old. a cal polly student missing since sunday. >> today teams using cadaver dogs so-to-sniff for human remains. his paernts are handing out flyers with his picture. >> it's a parent's worst nightmare. >> and he maintains a close relationship with the family. >> brett was a big part of the campus ask still is. >> brett has two younger siblings still students here which is why the news has been difficult. it was very emotional. the campus is emotional about it. the community is emotional about it so this is just, our thoughts are with them. and. >> he was one of hundred who came for an annual gathering. this video taken on sunday in a spot daul called beer can beach and ka a.dorgd investigateors his parents are combing through to see if they can spot their son. and olympian kerry wall wsh a
KOFY
Sep 6, 2012 9:00pm PDT
in the search for young lafayette man. 20-year-old brett olson cal polly student vanished sunday on raftñring trick along the sacramento river. nick smith tonight from lafayette where family and friends hold vigil. >>reporter: at this high school fliers plastered in the window of cars throughout the parking lot. but the sacramento river and heavily wooded area surrounding it is ground zero for the search of the whereabouts of 20-year-old brett michael olson. cal polly student missing since sunday. today law enforcement team using cadaver dog to sniff for human remains and so far turned up nothing. olson parents have joined the search effort handing out fliers with his picture. >> it's the parent worst nightmare. >>reporter: she was principal at this school and maintenance a close relationship with the family. >> brett was a big part of this campus and still is. >>reporter: brett has 2 younger sibling still students here which is why the news of the disappearance is particularly difficult. >> very emotional. campus is emotional about it. the community is too. our thoughts are with t
NBC
Sep 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> the massive week-long search for brett olson from lafayette has come to a tragic end. his body has been found in the sacramento river. stephanie chuang is live at olson's former high school where this morning friends are preparing a vigil to remember him. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: marla, good morning. a long and difficult week for so many people. a candlelight vigil will be here at the high school where brett olson graduated from a couple of years ago before he headed off to cal polysan luis obispo. yesterday his parents were very emotional after identifying their son's body. it was found in the sacramento river, discovered by someone not far from a place known as the washout and very close to where friends last saw him at an event with thousands of others during labor day weekend. the olson family had been getting ready to search chico when they got the news, dashing the hopes of thousands of people from family to friends to many strangers who had all been wishing for his safe return. >> we all just were wishing for a different outcome. i wanted to meet this person
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 11:00am PDT
saved in memory of 19-year-old brett studebaker. in the shadow of the tree house their son brett helped build doug and linda studebaker embrace and fight back tears. >> i feel really honored to stand here and honor brett in this way >> reporter: in 2010, their 19-year-old son brett died after celebrating a friend's 20 first birthday on a party bus. at the end of night he ran into a wall alcohol level three times the legal limit. governor brown signed the law sunday. it will close a loophole in current law that holds limo operators, but not charter buses responsible for underaged drinking. >> we hope by standing here today through our efforts over the past two years, we can prevent another tragedy from occurring. >> reporter: party bus customers will need adult chaperone onboard. bus companies will be subject to a $,000 fine, license suspension or revocation if they do not comply. >> this build holds limousines and party buses accountable for underaged drinking. >> reporter: in his absence brett's parents know their son is helping save lives. >> that's the bittersweet part. we fee
KOFY
Sep 25, 2012 11:30am PDT
of victory, but bittersweet for the lives that will be saved in memory of 19-year-old brett studebaker. in the shadow of the tree house their son brett helped build doug and linda studebaker embrace and fight back tears. >> i feel really honored to stand here and honor brett in this way >> reporter: in 2010, their 19-year-old son brett died after celebrating a friend's 20 first birthday on a party bus. at the end of night he ran into a wall alcohol level three times the legal limit. governor brown signed the law sunday. it will close a loophole in current law that holds limo operators, but not charter buses responsible for underaged drinking. >> we hope by standing here today through our efforts over the past two years, we can prevent another tragedy from occurring. >> reporter: party bus customers will need adult chaperone onboard. bus companies will be subject to a $,000 fine, license suspension or revocation if they do not comply. >> this build holds limousines and party buses accountable for underaged drinking. >> reporter: in his absence brett's parents know their son i
Current
Sep 14, 2012 7:00pm PDT
be honest we're never quite sure what brett ehrlich comes up with on a friday. he kind of starts the weekend a little early, if you know what i mean? >> at the end of the week what answers will remain unanswered well, not that one i'll have the question that answers that question after this. anybody? anybody? what time is it? oh, right. go time! >>> we here have a resolve that these dead shall not have died in vein that this nation under god shall have a few freedom government by the people for the people shall not parish from the earth. ♪ >> we can't tell our people they can vote yes on abolishing slavery unless at the same time we can tell them that you are seeking peace. >> how many hundreds of thousands have died during your industry? >> congress must never declare equal those who god declared un unkwal. >> god has afforded us to instill this moment now! now! now! >> jennifer: love it if trailers are supposed to get you fired up to see a movie in addition accomplished. that's a peak of steven stillbergs "lincoln" due out in november, i cannot wait. what a week it has been. mitt
ABC
Sep 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
river. >> alan: we begin with developing news in the search for brett ol' ol'son. his family confirmed he was found in the sacramento river. he vanished after setting out on the river near chico. we're live in lafayette. there was a lot of hope and effort that went into finding him. reporter: yeah, and in the last week since he was first reported miss, lots of people near lafayette participated in the search and helped to keep the awareness he was missing, going. in fact, earlier this week a lot of the students from his high school where he graduated a couple years ago,ing a -- they climbed up a hill and scrawled out a message in chalk that reads, simply, brett. brett olson was last seen at a mass inner tubing event. a large-scale search was launched, including fliers around his home town, andcheck chico and surrounding areas. a local burrito restaurant here held a fundraiser friday, and raised $4,000 to help pay for the continuing search. but again, this morning, the body was discovered by people fishing along the sacramento river, and his family has positively identified the body. ch
Current
Sep 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
unfortunately we're out of time. and up next team obama is hoping to make a slingshot move. and later brett ehrlich's analysis is not so high minded. >> doesn't because the conventions are over doesn't mean the awkward delegate dancing has to stop. who is with me? don't go away. ♪ paying, american jobs! in romney's world, cars get the elevator, and the workers get the shaft! (vo) want more granholm? get her every night. gaeme inc. thank gaemezilinsky, thank you for joining if you have copd like i do you know how hard it can be to breathe and what that feels like. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open a full 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. and it's steroid-free. spiriva does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor if you have kidney problems glaucoma, trouble urinating, or an enlarged prostate. these may worsen with spiriva. discuss all medicines you take, even eye drops. stop taking spiriva a
NBC
Sep 9, 2012 8:30pm PDT
dan marino and brett favre in the 400-touchdown category, touchdown passes. after all you've been through, what does that mean to you personally? >> well, it's a tremendous honor. i love those guys. brett and dan are two of my favorite quarterbacks of all time. and i don't feel like i belong in their category, but to be mentioned amongst them, it's a true honor. and it's one i don't take for granted. obviously, a lot of players have caught those touchdowns on different teams through the years. and i appreciate all of them. so a big thanks to all those guys that have caught those touchdowns. >> michele: congratulations. thanks, peyton. >> thank you, michele. >> bob: our thanks to peyton manning and to michele tafoya. and we might as well stay on topic as we bring in tony dungy from new york. you've seen peyton manning play as much as anyone through the years. your impressions of your performance tonight? >> tony: i thought he was fantastic, bob, especially when they went to the no huddle. i really have to say, i'm so happy for him. he talked about hard work. most people will never
ABC
Sep 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
message in chalk that simply reads "brett." the 20-year-old, brett olson, was last seen at a mast intubing event. large-scale such was quickly launched, including fliers distributed around his town and chico and other areas oomph local restaurant held a fundraiser on friday and raised $4,000 to help pay for the continuing search. but this morning a body was discovered by people fishing along the sacramento river. the body has been positively identified by brett olson's family. the chico police thanked everybody for their help. >> the outpouring in the city of chico, people from the bay area, from areas outside of that, coming here to help in the search for brett, speaks volumes how they feel about this young man. reporter: this is youtube video taken on sunday. where he was last seen '. he was one of hundreds of college students who turned out for the annual labor day weekend river float near a spot called beer can beach. chico police tell us he did drowned. they do not see any signs of foul play, and toxicology reports from his autopsy may not be available for another couple week
CNN
Sep 9, 2012 1:00am PDT
. good to talk to you. brett o'donnell has worked for the mccain and bachmann campaigns and romney's camp early on in this campaign. thank you brett. >> good to be here. >> good to see you. before we talk about this virgil good, did you guys listen to the conversation with debbie wassermann schultz? >> yes, certainly did. >> as an independent, what did you think, joe? >> well, i think the art of asking really authentic follow-up questions is sort of lost in the news media these days and something that needs to be done. so i thought that the questioning was -- the kind of questioning that needs to be done and i don't think she came across as totally transparent, should we say. >> so, brett, you know, when you ask tough questions on the left, people on the right say -- people on the left say, oh, i bet you don't do that on the right. when you ask tough questions on the right, people say you don't do that blest so that's how you now you're doing the right thing. i'm sure i made people on the left mad but the questions had to be done like my questions about the republicans and rand paul
KICU
Sep 11, 2012 11:30pm PDT
has touched a lot of people. >> reporter: brett olsen graduated from high school two years ago tonight a large crowd including family, friends and supporters gathered here to remember a young man who impressed those who knew him. >> we're here utterly grief stricken at the loss of my deer boy brett. >> reporter: the faces of more than 1,000 people who came to remember brett olsen. family and friends told us he majored in theater because he loved being around people and that the labor day outing with friends was yet another activity to be around others. >> i'm just shocked about this whole thing, how it played out. i know i was really positive. everybody was really positive about trying to find him. it just turned out for the worse. >> reporter: olsen's body was recovered sunday along the sacramento river near chico. he had been missing for one week. his family says they are grateful to social media to help search for olsen and the whole turn out for his memorial. >> brett is here with us right now, grinning his brett grin, overwhelmed with joy. >> reporter: friends wore blue and white.
Current
Sep 14, 2012 9:00pm PDT
what brett ehrlich comes up with on a friday. he kind of starts the weekend a little early, if you know what i mean? >> at the end of the (vo) always outspoken, now unleashed, joy behar. >> on my next show, the panel and i will try to find the humor in today's political climate. think we'll have far to look? what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025, we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone's ready with the know how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu/knowhow. ♪ ♪ >>> we here have a resolve that these dead shall not have died in vein that this nation under god shall have a few freedom government by the people for the people shall not parish from the earth. ♪ >> we can't tell our people they can vote yes on abolishing slavery unless at the same time we can tell them that you are seeking peace. >> how many hundreds of thousands have di
Current
Sep 28, 2012 7:00pm PDT
carpet as brett ehrlich honors the best and the worst of the week that was. >> coming up why am i wearing a tuxedo? it's obvious. because my dress is not back from the cleaners yet. don't go away. this corruption based on corruption based on corruption. >>i think that's an understatement, eliot. u>> i'm not prone tot. understatement, so explain to me why that is. i think the mob learned from wall st., not vice versa. ♪ >> jennifer: before you leave you, this week has given us so much that we decide it was only right to give the week something in return. here to do that is our own brett ehrlich. shhhh, brett's talking now. >> it's friday night, which means it's time for everyone's favorite new award series that i'm trying to get off the grown, the weekies. we begin with best picture of mitt romney. best picture goes to mitt romney holding a baby. as if the last few weeks aren't difficult enough, add on to that this photo. how are you still so awkward with children? you have like 30 of them. moving on best visual aid. thank you, benjamin netenyahu at the un. nothing captures the s
Current
Sep 24, 2012 7:00pm PDT
became of those hopeless hopefuls. brett has the scoop so shh brett's talking now. >> every time you turn on the t.v. it seems it's romney, obama. whatever happened to the band of escaped circus performers that also wanted to be president, in other words, gop also-res, where are they now? newt gingrich child in on his one area of expertise space. he says he likes the romney ryan space plan over obama's but said it's not robust enough. good to see he tuned it down since the stunt he pulled last week. >> rick perry funny he didn't sleep, so his whole campaign felt like a dream. to be honest, we don't remember most of it. rick santorum found the rest of his sweater. that's nice. >> ron paul, he's actually still running. not much has changed. herman cain said if he won the nomination, he would have a "substantial lead over president obama." in that world, obama would have bigger issues to focus on, what with all the flying pigs and mothersmen of the apocalypse flying about. i'm done talking now. >> thank you brett. all right everybody someone's always in our war room, so you should check
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
underaged drinking on party buses. the couple's 19-year-old son brett was killed two years ago when he crashed his car after being on a party bus. >> and i feel happy that something good can come out of something so bad. and that's, i think -- >> i think it's nicely put. we feel brett's presence quite a bit. we know that brett is smiling down on this day. >> the new law requires an adult chaperon, ids to determine who is under 21, and many other changes. the law takes effect january 1st. >>> meanwhile, in a separate case, the chp is still investigating the death of a 25-year-old woman who fell out of a party bus and died on highway 17 in july. >>> well, from the company that made googling a verb, a new way to get around. a bit of california history made at google headquarters today as the governor signed a bill into law making the driverless car street legal. nbc bay area's business tech reporter scott budman was there for the signing. he joins us now. scott, i got to tell you, the whole driverless car thing makes me a little nervous. >> reporter: so far they are safe, but even google
Current
Sep 21, 2012 9:00pm PDT
political comedian, will durst. thank you so much for joining us in "the war room," and up next brett ehrlich tuned into fox news yesterday and immediate immediately blacked out for 20 minutes. he is up next. (vo) cenk uygur is many things. >>oh really? >>tax cuts don't create jobs. the golden years as the conservatives call them, we had the highest tax rates, and the highest amount of growth, and the highest amount of jobs. those are facts. >>"if you ever raise taxes on the rich, you're going to destroy our economy." not true! [ male announcer ] the inventors of twix had a falling out, so the production of twix was divided between two separate factories. left twix factory cascades caramel and chocolate onto cookie, while right twix factory flows caramel and chocolate onto cookie. today they share nothing but a wrapper and a driveway. try both and pick a side. >> jennifer: for our mitt moment today we actually wonder what the music word has against this stiff robotic man and his bumbling campaign? rage against the machine, and twisted sister dee snyder both called out his vp paul ryan
FOX
Sep 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
-old brett olson disappeared while tubing near chico over the labor day weekend. it's believed he drowned but autopsy results still have not been released. today the sheriff told ktvu he is planning a meeting with other law enforcement officers and the president of chico state. they will discuss underage drinking and other issues at the popular summertime area. >>> the chp is holding safety events throughout california. the chp today demonstrated the proper way to install a child safety seat and perform safety inspections. officers say it is an opportunity to make sure parents are aware of the current law. for example, as of july 1, children must remain in a car seat or booster until he or she is eight years old or 4 feet 9 inches tall. a new ser vai by the national highway administration has found five common mistakes. the car seat is too loose, the harness is too loose, or the seat belt is placed incorrectly over the stomach instead of the lap. www.ktvu.com has tips for making sure your child's car seat is safely installed. just look under hot topics. >>> lines are starting to f
FOX
Sep 12, 2012 5:00am PDT
utterly grief stricken at the loss of my dear sweet boy brett. >> at least 1,000 people attended a solemn memorial in lafayette last night for brett olson. the 20-year-old's body was recovered along the sacramento river on sunday. he had been missing for a week after going tubing down the river over the labor day weekend. >> brett is here with us right now. grinning his famous brett grin. overwhelmed with joy. >> brett olson was a student at cal polly. he graduated from acalanes high school in 2010. more than 90,000 people joined a facebook page commemorating his life. >>> in a couple hours from right now apple is expected to make a big announcement in san francisco about the new iphone. it's expected at 10:00 a.m.. now the iphone five is rumored to have a larger display, a new connector, and 4g capability. we may also hear about the passbook app. apple may also announce, pam, new ipods as well. >> and so then we will be talking about long lines outside the apple store once again. if you need to get something done go early. >> yeah. >> i might have to be in that line there. it may
CBS
Sep 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
planned for tomorrow night at 7:00 worked 20 year-old brett olson graduated back in 2010. he was a student at cal poly but grew up in the east bay here in lafayette. he was in the chico area over labor day weekend for an annual flow along the sacramento river. he was with his friends but was separated from them in an area called peter can beach. there is no sign of foul play, it appears that he drowned who launched a search for olson that included handing out fliers, creating a facebook page and even offered a $50,000 reward. the community of lafayette really came together to support his parents. some restaurants in town held benefits and a lot of those flyers ended up in store windows. some people even drove to the chico area to help look for him. >> when you think of him you think of a guy who makes a silly face in a picture, the person who was always there to put a smile on someone's face >> a message was posted on the let's bring brett home facebook page yesterday evening from his parents. part of it thank all of those who came together to show support. part of it read " you fi
Current
Sep 10, 2012 9:00pm PDT
! >> what a great scene! in a few minutes, brett ehrlich is going to take us inside the bear hug felt around the world. but now we're going to get the inside scoop on how an innovative organization is trying to solve this conundrum. >> who else besides government is powerful enough to help save the world? business! huge corporations. and you know, they're not doing a lot right now because their job is to make money. and if you want to increase profit, you know, reducing your carbon emissions costs money. >> jennifer: so joining me inside the war room is brent schulkin, the founder of the carrot mob web site. you might ask why carrot? because brent's organization provides carrots not sticks, to drive customers to small businesses with guarantees that their money is going to go toward socially responsible improvements. basically, instead of boycott think buy-cott. welcome inside the war room. >> thank you governor, good to be here. >> jennifer: explain the carrot approach. >> yes, well basically the carrot mob is about letting people influence businesses by making purchases as a group.
MSNBC
Sep 29, 2012 1:00pm PDT
al gore ready for the debates in 2000. on the phone from nebraska, brett o'donnell who is debate coach for mitt romney for part of the republican primary season. good afternoon to both of you gentlemen. >> good to be with you. >> let me start with you. tell me about the balance that romney has to strike, calling out, calling out president obama without appearing to be unfair or perhaps even nasty. >> well, i think it's all a matter of tone and language. and for governor romney, i would describe it as being respectfully but passionately aggressive. so in the way he refers to the president, referring to him as mr. president, with all due respect, but he also can't let that put him into a defensive posture where he doesn't -- i agree with karl rove, actually call out the president's policy. so i wouldn't phrase it as calling out the president, but calling out the president's policies. if he has a substantive debate about the president's economic policies and what has happened with them, then i think he stays in a very safe territory. >> richard, the obama campaign going pretty far t
NBC
Sep 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
missing man from lafayette. brett olson disappeared over the weekend, the labor day weekend that is, during an inner tube trip down the sacramento river. his friends have launched a facebook page called let's bring brett home. this page has close to 66,000 followers in 48 hours. twitter has been abuzz with people tweeting and retweeting. the #find brett olson. behind the tweets from howie mandel to miley cyrus. family friends say they are very grateful for all of the publicity, olson is getting on line and they hope that the efforts will pay off big time. >> new this morning, two people are dead in vallejo and police looking for the suspects who shot them. police found the victims in a home on atherton street mere magazine street and i-80. police say the 31-year-old man and 28-year-old woman had been shot. neighbors say they saw two men wearing hoodies running away from the scene moments after hearing the gun shots. no word on a motive. >> one of the men accused of gang raping a 16-year-old richmond girl is now admitting that he did have a role in that crime. emmanuel ortega pleaded
Current
Sep 17, 2012 9:00pm PDT
public school system. up next, brett ehrlich simplifies the complexities of a political campaign in the onl it's go time. it's go time. it's go time. go time. you know what time it is. go time. it's go time. it's go time. what time is it rob? here comes the young turks go time! it's go time. oh is it? then it's go. go. go. go. go. go. go. go time. anybody? anybody? what time is it? oh, right. go time! only on current tv. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. jennifer speaks truth to power. >>the bottom line is we need an amendment. >>now it's your turn. connect with "the war room" jennifer granholm. >>it's a call to arms. make your voice heard. a >> jennifer: in our visit to crazytown today we'll take a peak at the voter's summit. at one point, old favorite rick santorum took to the stage and he had this to say. >> we will never have the elite smart people on our side. >> jennifer: now, he really does have a point. if they keep supporting backwards policies that hurt families in our countr
Current
Aug 31, 2012 9:00pm PDT
, and later, i'm generally hesitant about piling on to awkward moments, unfortunately our brett has no such qualms. >> coming up my so... [ gasps ] these are sandra's "homemade" yummy, scrumptious bars. hmm? maybe. rich chocolate chips... i just wanted you to eat more fiber. chewy, oatie, gooeyness... and, and...and then the awards started coming in, and i became addicted to the fame. topped with chocolaty drizzle... and fraudulence. i'm in deep, babe. you certainly are. [ male announcer ] fiber one. fiber beyond recognition. the irs is going after political groups hiding behind the social welfare label. if you have copd like i do you know how hard it can be to breathe and what that feels like. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open a full 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. and it's steroid-free. spiriva does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor if you have kidney problems glaucoma, trouble
FOX
Sep 9, 2012 10:00pm PDT
brett olsen grew up friends and family gathered to comfort each other. his uncle called him a shining star, a dreamer. and his family is focused on celebrating his life. >> it's not a somber, quiet, there's all sorts of emotions and that's the way it should be. >> reporter: the calpoly student went missing one week ago today. he and olson's parents returned to the bay area about 4:00 this afternoon after spending days in the chico area searching for his nephew. >> he went to there, and it's hash tag olson that say rest in piece. >> reporter: news that olson's body had been found spread in social media. >> the outcome wasn't the best, but they found him which is a good thing. >> they were talking about it at the coffee shop and school and the tournaments this weekend. at the gas station, it's just everybody feels for the family and feels that he's part of our community. >> reporter: osbourne read a thank you note olson's parents wrote for the community. >> the story is much bigger than the ending. the story is about human compassion, and sharing our journey. >> reporter: a friend creat
ABC
Sep 9, 2012 2:00am PDT
. brett olson, cal poly student, vanished after setting out on a river near chico. watercraft will be on the river through the weekend looking for olson. authorities say it's possible he got lost in the brush around the beach. there's a massive facebook campaign to find him. it has over 86,000 members and his father posted information that there was a reward. >> in morgan hill, volunteers showed up to search for missing sierra lamar. she disappeared march 16th 16th from her home. and torres has been charged with her murder. >> it is just hard at times, of course, like what happened yesterday. everybody was scared. but everybody still showed up here today, and it's been very talkative. >> up to 60 volunteers show up every search day to help look for sierra. he. >> a wildfire burning in lake county continues to burn out of control. the scott fire has than 3,000 acres 3,000 acr it bn yesterday afternoon. it's eight miles east of ucould ia. evacuations in the area have been lifted but the fire is only 5% contained. fire officials have re-opened highway 16, even as the fight continues to c
KICU
Sep 7, 2012 11:30pm PDT
chico where brett olson disappeared over the labor day weekend yes. live in lafayette where the effort is gaining nationwide attention on the internet. >> reporter: it is. in fact in the last hour a special facebook page dedicated to brett is closing in on 80,000 members. look at what they are posting, a picture of olson's face on the jumbotron at the giant's game and here classmates say they aren't giving up hope. it's a different kind of battle cry. they are spreading the message, bring brett home to anyone who will listen. >> we are just hoping he is out there safe and sound and we are going to bring him home. >> reporter: long time friend helps spark an explosion of interest in olson's disappearance. hole son was tubing on the sacramento river with friends and chico state when he vanished. the 20-year-old was last seen at beer can beach. his father said he is an experienced swimmer and a lifeguard. >> i think he is a live. i don't know the circumstances. taut what we want to find out. that's what we all have to believe. >> reporter: while the family has expanded his search dozens t
Current
Sep 7, 2012 9:00pm PDT
team obama is hoping to make a slingshot move. and later brett ehrlich's analysis is not so high minded. >> doesn't because the conventions are over doesn't mean the awkward delegate dancing has to ststststststststststststststststststststststststststststststststststststst i'm jennifer granholm, let me tell you a story. in colorado the auto rescue saved more than 9,000 jobs. in the great state of michigan, 211,000 good paying, american jobs! in romney's world, cars get the elevator, and the workers get the shaft! (vo) want more granholm? get her every night. ♪ >> obama: i honestly believe this is the biggest choice the clearest choice of any time in our generation because it's not just a choice between two candidates or two political parties. it is a choice between two different paths for america. >> jennifer: on the campaign front the conventions are over there are 59 days until the voters head to the voting booths, and president obama and mitt romney are neck and neck in the polls and on the trail too. both made stops in iowa and new hampshire today. gallop's seven-day tracking poll
FOX
Sep 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
. thousands of people pay attribute to brett olson who drowned on the sacramento river. coming up how social media is being used to keep the moperies of o son alive. >>> ktvu now with the details and building excitement. >> reporter: the announcement will happen here. everyone is buzzing. they will be talking about the new iphone 5. this is theiphone 4s. 9:used to be the latest and greatest. how will it be better than this one? bigger display, faster processing speeds. so we expect this will have that already built in. as far as what else they will be talking about, there is also rumors may will be talking about a new ipod today, shuffle, nano, touch. we don't know if they will talk about a new mini ray pad. that has been in the works. right now the big head liner will be this new iphone five. if you look outside it appears there will if -- already buzzing with activity. this is a very common -- ceo tim cook will be -- when will it go on sale? some say as early as today. you will be able to have it in your hand very soon. claudine wong channel 2 morning news. >> most likely after
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 5:00am PDT
, clouds big sur and 68. >>> 5:48. huge turnout in lafayette last night to celebrate the life of brett olson, a college student who drowned in the sacramento river after he went missing for a week. 1,000 turned out at acalanes high to remember olson. his father expressed his astonishment at the way his community mobilized to try to find brett. he disappear during a labor day gathering. within the first four hours of posting it on facebook, 17,000 people joined the effort. eventually it ballooned to more than 92,000. >> the world will not miss brett. we will in the most deepest, fundamental way. but the world must not miss the power of the focused many that helped. >> brett olson's funeral for saturday morning at 10 at the lafayette orinda presbyterian church. >>> this morning los angeles police investigating a chase that ended with a suspect shot this was the scene as police chased a mur suspect armed with an assault rifle. the helicopter reporter for kabc describes what happened after the suspect's white car crashed into the intersection. >> he's out of vehicle, he's got the weapon, h
FOX
Sep 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
tonight. both here in the bay and near chico where brett olson disappeared over the labor day weekend yes. live in lafayette where the effort is gaining nationwide attention on the internet. >> reporter: it is. in fact in the last hour a special facebook page dedicated to brett is closing in on 80,000 members. look at what they are posting, a picture of olson's face on the jumbotron at the giant's game and here classmates say they aren't giving up hope. it's a different kind of battle cry. they are spreading the message, bring brett home to anyone who will listen. >> we are just hoping he is out there safe and sound and we are going to bring him home. >> reporter: long time friend helps spark an explosion of interest in olson's disappearance. hole son was tubing on the sacramento river with friends and chico state when he vanished. the 20-year-old was last seen at beer can beach. his father said he is an experienced swimmer and a lifeguard. >> i think he is a live. i don't know the circumstances. taut what we want to find out. that's what we all have to believe. >> reporter: w
NBC
Sep 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
brett olson home. >> anything to bring him home. we need our boy to come home. he's a wonderful guy. he's amazing, beautiful family. just need to bring him home. >> reporter: a lafayette native and cal poly student was reported missing earlier this week. he spent labor day weekend with friends tubing down the sacramento river and was last seen 1:00 p.m. sunday when he arrived near chico to float down the river. his parents traveled up north to help search for their son. in an interview this week, it was clear they were not giving up hope. >> i was going to drive him back tonight. still going to drive him back tonight. >> reporter: obviously this isn't -- >> sure. >> reporter: karen mow just returned from chico today. >> the chico state students who don't even know him, are organizing searches, putting up flyers and doing whatever they can and most of them have never met him. >> reporter: word about the missing student is exploding through social media. >> when i saw the facebook group, it started off as a mere 10,000 people, i thought it's not going to get any bigger than that. but
SFGTV2
Sep 4, 2012 1:30pm PDT
. johnson here? >> brett johnson. here he comes. >> good afternoon, mr. johnson. >> good afternoon, and thank you for the opportunity to speak today. my name is brett johnson and i have been a taxi driver in san francisco for 17 years. i have been working full-time in that capacity. i am concerned about the medallion situation right now. i have been on the list for 16 years. it took a year of driving before the old timers talked me into going down and [phr-ufrpg/]ing down my money and putting my name on the list and it's what i have had to look forward to and my years of driver is one day getting a medallion and changing my lifestyle a little bit. not greatly, but being able to adjust myself to my now 11-year-old son, my wife and the highlight that we like to become accustomed to is greater. there is no room for advancement in cab driving other than the opportunity to one day get a medallion. i'm here today because at the last meeting which i was not able to attend, the pre-k medallions are now going to be sold as part of the pilot program being made official and all the medallions bein
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 11:00am PDT
, and i'm bummed, was our interview, brett. i don't know what happened. i guess i have to wing this. wait. wait. is that brett? you didn't die. you're alive. >> of course not. i know there are some days. they wish they would bury me back there. >> reporter: he is the producer of fright nights. this is the longest haunted maze? >> in the country. 40 minutes long. >> reporter: this is something you started planning a year ago. it took about a month and a half to install. you just finished a couple of days ago. this is the casa grande behind us. what is it like to see your baby come to fruition? >> we started november 1st of last year. we have the process of watching 180 hours of horror films to get in the mood. we bring everything to life from set design to special effects and projection units. as you can see, the wonderful puppeteer for the day. >> reporter: whose blood did you get? >> we store a lot of blood back stage. the bullet holes and sarah winchester's design up on the wall. >> reporter: you had a couple of soft openings for friends and family to see what will work and what w
NBC
Sep 9, 2012 11:30pm EDT
and brett favre in the 400-touchdown category, touchdown passes. after all you've been through, what does that mean to you personally? >> well, it's a tremendous honor. i love those guys. brett and dan are two of my favorite quarterbacks of all time. and i don't feel like i belong in their category, but to be mentioned amongst them, it's a true honor. and it's one i don't take for granted. obviously, a lot of players have caught those touchdowns on different teams through the years. and i appreciate all of them. so a big thanks to all those guys that have caught those touchdowns. >> michele: congratulations. thanks, peyton. >> thank you, michele. >> bob: our thanks to peyton manning and to michele tafoya. and we might as well stay on topic as we bring in tony dungy from new york. you've seen peyton manning play as much as anyone through the years. your impressions of your performance tonight? >> tony: i thought he was fantastic, bob, especially when they went to the no huddle. i really have to say, i'm so happy for him. he talked about hard work. most people will never know how hard
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